EV Quality Engineer

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  • 60 E 48th St, Holland, MI 49423, USA
  • Dec 05, 2022
Full time QA-Quality Engineer

Job Description

Company Description


ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $12.6 billion in 2020. The company's seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW's approximately 43,000 dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in the company's decentralized and entrepreneurial culture. www.itw.com.

At ITW Drawform, you’ll support an operation that serves major tier suppliers within the automotive and industrial markets. We offer the opportunity to learn all facets of the business in a fun and purpose-driven environment. In addition to an awesome career path, we offer great compensation and competitive benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, pay increases, company picnics, holiday parties and much more in a team environment.



Job Description


1.0 Position Objective:

This position is responsible for advancing the quality function within a new and growing organization.  The succesful candidate will need a proactive approach to quality control within our internal and supplier operations.

Key responsibilities include driving APQP-PPAP processes, preventive actions, corrective actions, implementing and adhering to Quality Management System Standards, ensuring timely responses, and assuring customer satisfaction.


2.0 Essential Functions

  1. Independently lead, coordinate and assure the successful submission of PPAPs for evolving products and processes on time, collaborating across the organization.
  2. Troubleshoot production processes in an effort to support improvement to existing manufacturing tooling, processes, methods, and procedures.
  3. Lead Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) efforts.
  4. Update procedures, PFMEA, and control plans as necessary.
  5. Proactively visit the customer & supplier, review assembly operations, and talk to line employees to improve business relationships and solicit input for improvements at ITW Drawform.
  6. Responsible for reducing and controlling manufacturing process defects (scrap, nonconforming material and customer & supplier complaints) by leading efforts/teams focused on identifying the primary root causes and implementing corrective and preventive actions.
  7. Perform project-based work, as assigned or directed, on improving quality and reducing scrap or defects.
  8. Report on status of quality, customer & supplier relations, and projects as requested.
  9. Comply with ITW policies, safety standards, and housekeeping practices.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned or directed.





3.0 Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering required.
  • Quality Engineer Certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years working in assembly or automotive manufacturing environment.
  • GD&T, blueprint reading proficiency required 
  • Minitab experience required
  • Experience in Dimensional Metrology, Micrometers, Gages, CMM preferred
  • Familiarity with AIAG standards
  • High level of comfort when working in ambiguous situations, with the ability to gather pieces of information and summarize them into meaningful statements and/or instructions.
  • Familiarity with a variety of quality, manufacturing and engineering concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to make decisions based on experience to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Ability to perform a variety of complicated tasks in a very flexible environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead with influence.
  • Travel up to 10%
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States



Additional Information


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.